Aleksej Nikolić

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Aleksej Nikolić
Aleksej Nikolić 7 Brose Bamberg EuroLeague 20180209.jpg
Nikolić playing with Bamberg in 2018
No. 77 – Partizan NIS Belgrade
Position Point guard
League ABA League
Basketball League of Serbia
Personal information
Born (1995-02-21) February 21, 1995 (age 23)
Postojna, Slovenia
Nationality Slovenian
Listed height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Listed weight 92 kg (203 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2017 / Undrafted
Playing career 2013–present
Career history
2011–2015 Spars Sarajevo
2015–2018 Brose Bamberg
2015–2017Baunach Young Pikes
2018–present Partizan NIS

Aleksej Nikolić (born February 21, 1995) is a Slovenian professional basketball player who plays for Partizan of the Basketball League of Serbia. He is a 1.91 m tall point guard.

Professional career[edit]

In November 2011 he joined OKK Spars, and previously played for Zlatorog Laško and Postojna.

On February 25, 2013, he signed a four-year contact with OKK Spars.[1]

After rumors in early June, Nikolic had signed officially on July 7, 2015 with German champions Brose Bamberg for four years. He also plays their for farm team Bike-Café Messingschlager Baunach in the second-tier ProA league.[2] He was an early entry candidate for the 2016 NBA draft, but later removed his name from the list.[3]

On July 10, 2018, he signed a three-year contact with Partizan.[4]

Slovenian national team[edit]

Nikolić played for Slovenia U-16, U-18 and U-20 national team.[5]

As a member of the senior men's Slovenian national basketball team, Nikolić competed at the FIBA World Cup 2014. He played three games, including the one against the USA.


Nikolic is of Serb origin.[6][7] Aleksej in the son of David (originally from Leskovac)[8] and Jana Nikolić. His father was a basketball player, played for Postojna, and was an assistant coach of Slovenian senior national team from 2004 to 2006. Currently he owns Gostilna Čuk. His brother Mitja is also a pro basketball player, currently playing for Union Olimpija.


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